The Mac App Store’s future of irrelevance –

The Mac App Store’s future of irrelevance – Apple can never require an App-Store-only future and all of the simplicity and security benefits that it could bring, if that was ever their goal. And with reduced buyer confidence, fewer developers can afford to make their software App Store-only. This even may reduce the long-term […]

The Desktop Is Done, Think Like iOS

It’s time to think of the desktop operating system as outdated. And if we’re going to continue using iPads and iPhones, then the way we think about and use OS X needs to change as well. The idea of bringing features from iOS to the Mac isn’t new, but with the release of Mountain Lion […]

Designing Metro Apps on iOS

Greater than the technical aspects involved with developing for different mobile platforms, the challenging job is understanding each platform, designing for its distinct characteristics, for its users, how they use and how they identify with their phones. iOS, Android and Metro may have affordances that suite one more than another, but the designs should always […]

inspiredbyapple: AcerCloud: No comment. OK, comment – it looks like an AirPort logo upside down. This is going to be a busy week, isn’t it. (image from Engadget) The PC industry is pathetic. There’s not much else to say. It has been this way for the past 5 years. As soon as the iPhone first came […]


The other day it was revealed that Apple accidentally released a GameStore app into the AppStore. I’m going to jump right ahead and say that in a 2012 we’ll most likely see an update to iOS and OS X that splits games out of the AppStore into their own separate store. Apple likes to repeat […]